BAGHDAD, (BM) – The headquarters of the terrorist group ISIL [ISIL / IS / Daesh] was destroyed near the border with Syria by Iraqi troops. The Iraqi army prevented a planned terrorist act during the operation, BulgarianMilitary.com has learned, citing Qassem Musleh. Musleh is the commander of the Iraqi People’s Mobilization Units.
According to Musleh, many weapons were found and seized during the operation, including light machine guns, heavy ammunition, and 81-caliber mortars. The Iraqis took cars, phones, and laptops. An identification badge of an information agency was found, which provides access and passage through the checkpoints.
The operation took place in the desert of Al-Anbar province. Iraqi military experts have suggested that the planned terrorist attack would have taken place near the Syrian border but did not comment on the attack’s target.
Musleh also added that his units destroyed a new headquarters of the terrorist group in the desert. We remind you that since the beginning of this week, the Iraqi military has been conducting large-scale operations to detect terrorist units and cells in the country. The Iraqi army also destroyed terrorist buildings and found large quantities of weapons on Tuesday.
About Islamic State, ISIS or Daesh
Islamic State, ISIS or Daesh, is a terrorist group that gained its popularity at the beginning of the Syrian civil war. Sunni-jihadist views make this terrorist group. Its operational activities extend to almost the entire Middle East region.
At the beginning of the civil war in Syria, Islamic State, ISIS, or Daesh tore Syrian territory and gained significant control. Today, after almost a decade of war, control of the Islamic State, ISIS, or Daesh in Syria is reduced.
Islamic State, ISIS, or Daesh continue to control specific territories in Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, and Nigeria. Islamic State, ISIS, or Daesh claims the countries’ regions mentioned above and those of Palestine, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Cyprus, and Turkey. The main call of the terrorists from Islamic State, ISIS, or Daesh is to unite all the Muslims in the world and join the terrorist groups’ ranks. Newly-joined terrorists expect to show loyalty to the leader of the Islamic State, ISIS, or Daesh.
Islamic State, ISIS, or Daesh often compared to another terrorist organization, Al Qaeda. Although the motives and mode of action of the two terrorist groups are the same, preference is given more to Islamic State, ISIS or Daesh. The terrorist group professes the extreme Salafi / Wahhabi current of Islam, which is also the basis of Saudi Arabia.
No alcohol, no cigarette or hookah, no photos in public – these are just some of the rules of Islamic State, ISIS, or Daesh. Women from the terrorist group must wear a full niqab. The financing of the terrorist group is diverse – from bank robberies to the sale of crude oil or trade-in human organs.
Terrorism in Iraq – background
Terrorists act in Iraq using explosives and firearms. Attacks are accompanied by many victims carry out against the civilian population, law enforcement officers, and other states’ diplomatic missions. Islamic State or ISIS is responsible for some of the attacks. A common tactic is to undermine mined cars, as well as suicide bombings. Explosions heard in mosques, markets, restaurants during the funeral. By the number of terrorist acts, Iraq is one of the hottest spots in the world. More than 40,000 people died from the attacks.
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